The history and the legend of St. George, the princess and the dragon in comic by Copons & Fortuny.
A unique and singular book by Copons & Fortuny, the creators of our bestselling graphic novel series: Agus & Monsters and Bitmax & Co.
A tribute to Saint George through time, to his history and to the legend.
It is also a comic full of adventures and loads of humour.
This marvellous and unique book is structured in 4 parts:
- Everything we know about St. George from his beginnings in the Roman Empire to the present day.
- The legend of Saint George and the dragon, and how it has evolved over time.
- St. George’s Day. In Catalonia we celebrate Sant Jordi by exchanging roses and books with our loved ones. It’s our Valentine’s feast and also the World Book Day.
- And finally… Instructions for fighting a dragon!
A marvellous, unique and surprising comic that explains the tradition in a fun and entertaining way, unveils mysteries and plays between picture book and comic. And above all, it promises a journey back in time and hours and hours of entertainment and fun.
PS If you dare to fight a dragon, you have to read to the end!
The marvellous, unique and surprising book of St. George
by Jaume Copons & Liliana Fortuny
19 × 25 cm | 80 pages | Hardcover | Ages 4+
Publication: February 2024
Copons & Fortuny are the authors of the Agus & Monsters and Bitmax & Co The first with over 800,000 copies sold, translated into more than 22 languages. The second, follows with more than 500.000 copies in less thgan 3 years and has already been published in 10 languages.
JAUME COPONS is a scriptwriter for the Spanish version of Sesame Street (TVE), the creator of TV programmes such as Los Lunnis (TVE), Los Algos (Cuatro), Mirasatele (IB3) and of songs, records, opening credits, and advertisements for television. He has written more than 40 novels for young readers, including the bestselling series Agus & Monsters and Bitmax & Co. So far we have published 20 titles and has been translated into more than 22 languages. He also wrote All I Know About… series published by Combel and a novel for YA by Bambú: The Year of the Cat.
LILIANA FORTUNYLiliana Fortuny illustrates and also animates her own drawings. She is the illustrator of Grandparents series. She spends half her time among animated films, designs for record jackets and music videos. The other half of her time she spends it inventing fantastic worlds, going out on the balcony of her apartment in Barcelona, eating artichokes or Japanese food and watching movies.